1689 - Parliament draws up the Declaration of Right detailing the unconstitutional acts of King James II. James' daughter and her husband, his nephew, become joint sovereigns of Britain as King William III and Queen Mary II. Parliament passes the Bill of Rights. Toleration Act grants rights to Trinitarian Protestant dissenters. Catholic forces loyal to James II land in Ireland from France and lay siege to Londonderry 1690 - King William defeats the Irish and French armies of his... Topic: Britsh History 1689 To 1901
As well as a noted numismatist Mark Borckardt is a knowledgeable historian. In this talk he shares the story behind the War of 1812. In the video you will hear about the: * conditions that caused the war * Conscription of US naval sailors by the British and cases where it was most egregious * An account of President Madison's speech to Congress that resulted in a declaration of war * Different areas of fighting and battles Speaker(s): Mark Borckardt.